Established as a private law foundation, endowed with administrative and financial autonomy, the project management competence acquired by Fundep with the provision of services to UFMG also extends to external partners – government agencies, companies and third sector institutions.

Throughout its history, Fundep has managed more than four thousand projects with executing and financing partners. The use of skills in the various fields of administrative-financial management allows Fundep to promote the matching between the various sectors of society, transforming knowledge into development.

This relationship is guided by ethics and professionalism, in addition to the commitment to results and the success of projects developed in partnership.

Fundep is affiliated with the National Council of Foundations for Supporting Institutions of Higher Education and Scientific and Technological Research (Confies), a representative body that aims to promote the improvement and exchange of experiences among its members, as well as to defend common rights and prerogatives to them.